League of Fans’ founder Ralph Nader’s op-ed column on college athletes practicing on college campuses across the country during a surging pandemic was published by USA Today today (“Ralph Nader: Pandemic Can’t Stop the Greed of College Athletic Programs, But Congress Can”). Here’s an excerpt:

Today, we are watching much of the college sports industry unnecessarily and unjustifiably bring college athletes back to campus — before any of their fellow students — in the middle of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. Athletes were brought back to campus by coaches and athletic directors for “voluntary” workouts with assurances that every testing regimen, safety protocol and isolation possibility had been thoroughly studied and policies put in place.

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